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Sound not working after OS reinstall!!!!

ok i just reinstalled windows xp. i cannot hear any sounds now. my computer doesnt dectect my speakers. it doesnt show any audio device. it was working fine before i reinstalled. help anyone??
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  1. You need your Sound Drivers. What is the make/model of your computer? If you don't know this (if its custom) then download CPUID and check the model of your motherboard, once you have that, post it back to us and we'll help you locate the drivers.
  2. my computer is a dell dimension 1100 and i tried to download the drivers for sound at dell.com but it wouldt work the only driver that had an error. i dont kno much about computers thank you for your help.
  3. danielray06 said:
    my computer is a dell dimension 1100 and i tried to download the drivers for sound at dell.com but it wouldt work the only driver that had an error. i dont kno much about computers thank you for your help.


    OK, give me a second I'll try to find the drivers for you.
  4. thank you god XD
  5. Was this the driver you tried?
    http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R105155&SystemID=DIM_CEL_1100&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=2430&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=1&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=0&libid=3&typeid=-1&dateid=-1&formatid=-1&source=-1&fileid=135650

    If so, then the problem may be that you have an add-on sound card. If this is the case, then you would need to open up the PC case, and check to see if you can get a make/model of the soundcard, and post back to us.

    But in the mean time, if you haven't tried the driver above, then do so. Just download it, it would auto locate where it needs to be installed and extract the file, once you've done that, follow the instructions (useally next, next and next) and it may ask you to reboot your computer. After that, your sound should be working.
  6. godbrother said:
    Was this the driver you tried?
    http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R105155&SystemID=DIM_CEL_1100&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=2430&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=1&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=0&libid=3&typeid=-1&dateid=-1&formatid=-1&source=-1&fileid=135650

    If so, then the problem may be that you have an add-on sound card. If this is the case, then you would need to open up the PC case, and check to see if you can get a make/model of the soundcard, and post back to us.

    But in the mean time, if you haven't tried the driver above, then do so. Just download it, it would auto locate where it needs to be installed and extract the file, once you've done that, follow the instructions (useally next, next and next) and it may ask you to reboot your computer. After that, your sound should be working.


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    your link didnt work?
  7. godbrother said:
    Was this the driver you tried?
    http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R105155&SystemID=DIM_CEL_1100&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=2430&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=1&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=0&libid=3&typeid=-1&dateid=-1&formatid=-1&source=-1&fileid=135650

    If so, then the problem may be that you have an add-on sound card. If this is the case, then you would need to open up the PC case, and check to see if you can get a make/model of the soundcard, and post back to us.

    But in the mean time, if you haven't tried the driver above, then do so. Just download it, it would auto locate where it needs to be installed and extract the file, once you've done that, follow the instructions (useally next, next and next) and it may ask you to reboot your computer. After that, your sound should be working.


    if i open my case up what would my sound card look like where is it at??
  8. and i tried the only audio download they had for my computer at dell . it wouldnt download it says something about the download being corrupt try again but when i try again it still doesnt work
  9. godbrother said:
    Was this the driver you tried?
    http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R105155&SystemID=DIM_CEL_1100&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=2430&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=1&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=0&libid=3&typeid=-1&dateid=-1&formatid=-1&source=-1&fileid=135650

    If so, then the problem may be that you have an add-on sound card. If this is the case, then you would need to open up the PC case, and check to see if you can get a make/model of the soundcard, and post back to us.

    But in the mean time, if you haven't tried the driver above, then do so. Just download it, it would auto locate where it needs to be installed and extract the file, once you've done that, follow the instructions (useally next, next and next) and it may ask you to reboot your computer. After that, your sound should be working.

    so i have my case open what exactly am i looking for????
  10. Hmm, I'll download the file, and upload it to a file hoster and post you the link. Please try this file first, before going and opening up the machine, if this dosen't work, I'll guide you through what to look for in the PC.
  11. godbrother said:
    Hmm, I'll download the file, and upload it to a file hoster and post you the link. Please try this file first, before going and opening up the machine, if this dosen't work, I'll guide you through what to look for in the PC.

    ok well i tried the link didnt work lets try the file hoster one
  12. godbrother said:
    Hmm, I'll download the file, and upload it to a file hoster and post you the link. Please try this file first, before going and opening up the machine, if this dosen't work, I'll guide you through what to look for in the PC.

    and i think that my sound card is built into my motherboard???maybe...looked for it by the sound ports on the back of computer but i didnt see any names or nothin
  13. danielray06 said:
    and i think that my sound card is built into my motherboard???maybe...looked for it by the sound ports on the back of computer but i didnt see any names or nothin


    heres the link:
    http://www.sendspace.com/file/m7ktbv

    Let me know if it works. [click download on the bottom]
  14. godbrother said:
    heres the link:
    http://www.sendspace.com/file/m7ktbv

    Let me know if it works. [click download on the bottom]

    it says my computer dosent support it it downloaded but wouldnt setup
  15. godbrother said:
    heres the link:
    http://www.sendspace.com/file/m7ktbv

    Let me know if it works. [click download on the bottom]

    it says my computer dosent support it it downloaded but wouldnt setup
  16. danielray06 said:
    it says my computer dosent support it it downloaded but wouldnt setup


    You can try using
    1) window update & choose custom mode & let window find the driver for you or
    2) Go to device manager and click sound,video and game controller. On this expand it & choose the sound device(according to your built in sound card). Click driver and click update driver. Try & let me know.
    Cheers
  17. munyc said:
    You can try using
    1) window update & choose custom mode & let window find the driver for you or
    2) Go to device manager and click sound,video and game controller. On this expand it & choose the sound device(according to your built in sound card). Click driver and click update driver. Try & let me know.
    Cheers

    windows update is not gna be an option for me......and i cant seem to find what your talking about ...
  18. Best answer
    danielray06 said:
    ok i just reinstalled windows xp. i cannot hear any sounds now. my computer doesnt dectect my speakers. it doesnt show any audio device. it was working fine before i reinstalled. help anyone??


    You need all the drivers installed, including chipset, SMBus, etc.
    I found where someone has posted a complete set of drivers for that machine
    HERE.
  19. tigsounds said:
    You need all the drivers installed, including chipset, SMBus, etc.
    I found where someone has posted a complete set of drivers for that machine
    HERE.

    ok ima download it can u walk me thru what else i have to do plz?
  20. tigsounds said:
    You need all the drivers installed, including chipset, SMBus, etc.
    I found where someone has posted a complete set of drivers for that machine
    HERE.

    OMFG I THINK IT WORKED......man i love you!!!!!lmao ty sosososososososososo very much your awesome dont kno wat i would do without u man your a freakin genius :P
  21. Best answer selected by danielray06.
  22. danielray06 said:
    OMFG I THINK IT WORKED......man i love you!!!!!lmao ty sosososososososososo very much your awesome dont kno wat i would do without u man your a freakin genius :P



    Simple, forward a copy of this to badge. [:tigsounds]
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